Two Pakistani start-up companies named; ‘Whisper O’ and ‘Micorpower Labs’, have won international recognition on the basis of their unique ideas and will participate in the OSLO Start-up Challenge – Norway’s global program. Both these startup companies have been nurtured at Samsung’s ‘The Nest’ – a technology incubator established with the collaboration of Samsung and Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA). Samsung Pakistan– being the key technology-enabler and sponsor of this incubator, has extended sincere felicitations to both these successful start-up ventures.
Teams from ‘Whisper O’ and ‘Micropower Labs’ have been invited to take a fully-paid trip to Norway, where they will participate in the one-month free-of-cost incubation program and avail this big opportunity to get investments and support, from the Norwegian government. Micropower Labs is also selected for ‘Amazon Launchpad’, as their product – ‘Flash Pack’ will be made available on AMAZON, in a special category of startups.
The President of Samsung Electronics Pakistan (SEPAK) – Mr. J. H. Lee stated that: It is delightful to see that the innovative ideas and products developed by Pakistani start-ups are being recognized and supported on international technology platforms like the Oslo Startup Challenge. Samsung’s support to ‘The Nest’ is a part of its social-development programme. Both these successful startup ventures – Whisper O and Micropower Labs have been nurtured at Samsung’s ‘The Nest’ incubator. Our CSR initiative named – ‘SEPAK Citizenship’, is designed to nurture the capabilities of the youth and empower them to get professional, academic and entrepreneurial enrichment’s.